Powderbird International

Powderbird offers customized trips all the world. Ever wanted to ski in Greeland? Japan? Argentina? Chile? We’ll take you there. Let us help you plan the heliskiing vacation of a lifetime.

Greenland
Since 2002 the Powderbird team has been traveling to Greenland to explore the seemingly endless ski and snowboard opportunities. Most of Greenland lies below 1000 meters of ice, the burden so great that the island’s interior is compressed to below sea level. Around its edges the icecap spills down into thousands of glaciers, sculpting out fjords and rugged mountain ranges. It is here, where the glaciers clash with the North Atlantic, that we are blessed with some of the most scenic and coveted ski terrain on the globe.

Greenland offers big vertical, with many runs from 3,000-5,000 vertical feet! There are numerous opportunities for first descents, dry polar powder, and long ski days. We travel by boat and helicopter to the many fjords and seek out ski runs from mountaintop to seaside. The vistas boast spectacular landscapes and abundant sea life.

Powderbird skiing perfect, untouched terrain in Greeland

We operate our week-long ski adventures from different locations, giving our clients the opportunity to choose their own unique Greenlandic experience. Options include staying in a harbor side hotel located in the fishing community of Maniitsoq, basing on the ship Kisaq as we travel to new heli-ski destinations along the coast, or flying from an arctic camp setup in any number of beautiful locations. Itineraries are designed to meet the needs and desires of our clients.

Chile

In conjuction with a local heliski partner, Powderbird International is proud to present you a truly private and exclusive Chilean heliskiing experience. Your home base is a plush Chilean villa, nestled on a 900,000 acre ranch. Enjoy South American hospitality at its finest with daily outdoor BBQs and pisco sours during cocktail hour.

Powderbird heliskis daily from 9,000-14,000 feet throughout 4 million acres of private terrain in the Maipo Valley, allowing the opportunity for many first descents.

Heliskiing Chile with Powderbird International

For more information please visit Powderbird’s Chile Adventure page.

Argentina

Get out of the sweltering summer heat by escaping to beautiful snow covered Argentina in August. Enjoy a full week of heli-skiing across the remote mountain ranges of Patagonia. Delicous food, luxurious lodging, local wine and cultural emersion come standard with every Argentinian heli-ski adventure.

Each trip includes all ground transfers, lodging, meals and safety equipment (avalanche rescue beacon, shovel, etc.)

Heliskiing in Cerro Villegas

For more information visit our Argentina adventure page. Packages are flexible and can be booked throughout the month August. Late July and early September may be available by special request. Shorter, custom itinerary may be available upon request.

Powderbird guide Justin Lozier spent the summer skiing in Argentina. Read his blog post Patagonia 2011 Season Wrap-up to share his South American skiing experiences.

Japan

Wasatch Powderbird Guides will arrange all the necessary details for private and small groups interested in an exotic heli skiing and snowboarding experience. Indulge yourself with local traditions, authentic cuisine, and the uniqueness of Japanese hospitality. Airfare, hotel, and sight-seeing itinerary can be customized to your individual interests.

Beautiful and unique setting heli skiing in Japan

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